Principal Quotes

"The 80-20 principal. You only need to pronoun...

"The 80-20 principal. You only need to pronounce 20% of the letters in "queue" and 80% of your time in theme parks is waiting in queues." Unknown.
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β€œIf we did not look to marriage as the...

β€œIf we did not look to marriage as the principal source of happiness, fewer marriages would end in tears” - Anthony Storr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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All animals, except man, know ...

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. – Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 10
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"If everybody did it, would...

"If everybody did it, would it be okay.)?" - Vice Principal of Hutt Central School 2019
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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That is my principal objection to life, ...

That is my principal objection to life, I think: It's too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes. -Kurt Vonnegut
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 16
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"I try not to use it (The 'C Word') because I agree with the Feminist argument...

"I try not to use it (The 'C Word') because I agree with the Feminist argument that it degrades women to use part of their anatomy as the foulest insult in the language. I agree. In principal. But how are you supposed to drive!" Jeremy Hardy.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 25
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him pros...

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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β€œOne of the principal functions of a friend is to suffe...

β€œOne of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in milder form and more symbolic form) the punishments we are unable to inflict upon our enemies.” - Aldous Huxley
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 01
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"Being a woman is a terribly diffic...

"Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men." -- Joseph Conrad
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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β€œIf you pick up a starving dog and make him pr...

β€œIf you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” ― Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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β€œSince you make evil or good by your own thou...

β€œSince you make evil or good by your own thoughts, it is your ruling of your thoughts which proves to be your principal concern.” William James
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 11
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"One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in...

"One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments that we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies." -Aldous Huxley
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 11
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Is there some principal of nature which s...

Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone? - Herman Melville
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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Those are my principals an...

Those are my principals and if you don't like them...well, I have others" Groucho Marx
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 19
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β€œSince you make evil or good by your own thou...

β€œSince you make evil or good by your own thoughts, it is your ruling of your thoughts which proves to be your principal concern.” William James
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and h...

"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and have sustained it for vanity. Do not imitate me, but be a peaceful prince, and may you apply yourself principally to the alleviation of the burdens of your subjects."β€” Louis XIV of France on his deathbed
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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'One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder ...

'One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies.' - Aldous Huxley from the novel: A Brave New World
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 15
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"Laughing is the sensation of feel...

"Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot." - Josh Billings
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 02
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"[This] is my principal objection to life,...

"[This] is my principal objection to life, I think: It is too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes." β€” Kurt Vonnegut
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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β€œMan is a creature who lives not u...

β€œMan is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally upon catchwords.” -- Robert Louis Stevenson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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β€œIf you pick up a starving dog and make him pr...

β€œIf you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” ― Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly an...

"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and have sustained it for vanity. Do not imitate me, but be a peaceful prince, and may you apply yourself principally to the alleviation of the burdens of your subjects." β€” Louis XIV in his last days
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 17
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"The principal activities ...

"The principal activities of brains are making changes in themselves." – Marvin Minsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 13
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"America does not understand the language of manners ...

"America does not understand the language of manners and principals, so we are addressing it using the language it understands" -Osama bin Laden in Letter to America
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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"You ought to spend a little more time trying to make some...

"You ought to spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people." -Principal Richard Vernon from The Breakfast Club (1985)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 10
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The evil effect of science upon men is principally this, that by far the greatest number of those...

The evil effect of science upon men is principally this, that by far the greatest number of those who wish to display a knowledge of it accomplish no improvement at all of the understanding, but only a perversity of it, not to mention that it serves most of them as a tool of vanity. -Immanuel Kant
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 29
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The causes which destroyed the ancient republics were numero...

The causes which destroyed the ancient republics were numerous; but in Rome, one principal cause was the vast inequality of fortunes. –Noah Webster American editor and writer (1758-1843)
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